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A brave bear by Taylor, Sean, 1965- author.

A brave bear

After suggesting he and his father go to the river to cool down, a little bear tries to impress his father along the way.

Apr 28, 2016
A fire truck named Red by De Sève, Randall, author.

A fire truck named Red

"A young boy has his heart set on a brand-new toy fire truck, so he is disappointed when he gets his grandfather's rusty old fire truck, Red, instead. But working together, the boy and his grandfather patch Red right up while Grandpa tells his grandson all about the adventures he had with Red when he was a boy"--

Apr 28, 2016
A morning with grandpa by Liu, Sylvia, author.

A morning with grandpa

Curious and energetic Mei Mei attempts some tai chi forms as her grandfather demonstrates them, then tries to teach him basic yoga poses. Includes introductions to t'ai chi and yoga, as well as instructions for the exercises described in the text.

Apr 28, 2016
Absolutely one thing by Child, Lauren, author, illustrator.

Absolutely one thing

Charlie and Lola choose a single treat at the store, count ladybugs, note the lateness of the time, and are introduced to other simple math concepts.

Apr 28, 2016
All for a dime! - a Bear and Mole story by Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.

All for a dime! - a Bear and Mole story

Bear has no trouble selling his berries at the farmers' market, but Mole and Skunk are less successful with their worms and perfume.

Apr 28, 2016
Are we there yet? by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator.

Are we there yet?

"A boy goes on a long car ride to visit his grandmother and discovers time moves faster or slower depending on how bored he is"--

Apr 22, 2016
Are we there yet? by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator.

Are we there yet?

"A boy goes on a long car ride to visit his grandmother and discovers time moves faster or slower depending on how bored he is"--

Apr 28, 2016
Are you the pirate captain? by Jones, Gareth P., author.

Are you the pirate captain?

"First mate Hugh has got the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain!"--

Apr 28, 2016
Bear & Hare, where's Bear? by Gravett, Emily, author, illustrator.

Bear & Hare, where's Bear?

Friends Bear and Hare play a game of hide and seek, counting from one to ten each round.

Apr 28, 2016
Breaking news - bears to the rescue by Biedrzycki, David, author.

Breaking news - bears to the rescue

In this story, told in the form of a television broadcast, the bears and their cub catch two escaping prisoners who are hiding at the carnival.

Apr 28, 2016
Buddy and Earl go exploring by Fergus, Maureen, author.

Buddy and Earl go exploring

Buddy is just settling in for the night when Earl announces that he's going on a trip. Before buddy knows it, he and Earl are off on another grand adventure. While exploring the wilds of the kitchen, they see wondrous sights, make delicious discoveries and even encounter a couple of unusual monsters.

Apr 28, 2016
Bye-bye binky by Van Lieshout, Maria, author.

Bye-bye binky

A little girl explains that she does not need a pacifier anymore, because she is a big kid now.

Apr 28, 2016
Captain Jack and the pirates by Bently, Peter, 1960- author.

Captain Jack and the pirates

When brave mariners Jack, Zack and Caspar build a galleon then set off on an imaginary adventure at sea, they face pirates, a storm, and a shipwreck.

Apr 28, 2016
Chicken Lily by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

Chicken Lily

"Through puns and poetry, Chicken Lily overcomes her fears and reads a poem onstage at her school poetry jam"--

Apr 28, 2016
Click! a story by Dormer, Frank W., author, illustrator.

Click! a story

""It's a perfect day to catch a cat," muses a dog. But to his annoyance, all he seems to find are things that rhyme with cat"--

Apr 28, 2016
Click! by Dormer, Frank W, author, illustrator.

Click!

""It's a perfect day to catch a cat," muses a dog. But to his annoyance, all he seems to find are things that rhyme with cat"--

Apr 22, 2016
Curious George boxcar derby by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, author.

Curious George boxcar derby

After hearing about the annual boxcar derby, George enlists the help of his friend Allie to build a car, learning about simple physics and the parts of a car in the process of trying to win the race.

Apr 28, 2016
Dad School by Van Slyke, Rebecca.

Dad School

A child imagines what lessons are taught at Dad School, from learning how to give piggy-backs to singing along to the radio.

Apr 28, 2016
Dinotrux - Team dinotrux!. by

Dinotrux - Team dinotrux!.

"Welcome to the Mechazoic era, home to the Dinotrux! Tyfaces danger at every turn in this action-packed storybook-- first from an erupting volcano, and then from D-Structs, the giant T-Trux who is definitely not friendly! While Ty doesn't stand a chance against D-Sructs on his own, he realizes that he can stand up to him with some help from his new Dinotrux friends. It's a great day for teamwork in this fun and exciting storybook that will be a must-have for fans of the brand!" --

Apr 28, 2016
Dinotrux dig the beach by Gall, Chris, author, illustrator.

Dinotrux dig the beach

Part-dinosaur, part-truck monsters called Dinotrux take a vacation to cool off at the beach, where they have to work together to build a sandcastle and to rescue a friend.

Apr 28, 2016
Dump Truck Duck by Bryant, Megan E, author.

Dump Truck Duck

Dump Truck Duck and his friends break ground on a new playground, helping each other overcome obstacles to get the job done.

Apr 28, 2016
Elliot by Pearson, Julie, 1978- author.

Elliot

"Elliot's parents do not know how to take care of him. As Elliot moves from one foster home to another, his visits with his real parents leave him anxious and conflicted about where he wants to be. At last he finds stability with a new adoptive family"--

Apr 28, 2016
Elmer and Grandpa Eldo by McKee, David, author.

Elmer and Grandpa Eldo

Elmer the elephant visits with his Grandpa Eldo and they have great fun trying to remember all the things they used to do together.

Apr 28, 2016
Explorers of the wild by Atkinson, Cale, author, illustrator.

Explorers of the wild

"A bear and a boy who both love exploring learn to share their adventures together"--

Apr 28, 2016
Feathers for peacock by Jules, Jacqueline, 1956- author.

Feathers for peacock

Relates how through the generosity of birds of all shapes and sizes Peacock was given the biggest, most colorful feather coat of all.

Apr 28, 2016
Flora and the peacocks by Idle, Molly Schaar, artist.

Flora and the peacocks

In this wordless book with interactive flaps, a little girl named Flora forms a friendship with two peacocks as the three learn to dance together.

Apr 28, 2016
Friends by Ikegami, Aiko, author illustrator.

Friends

"A girl from a faraway place begins her first day at school. She doesn't speak the language and she looks different. She just doesn't fit in. But one day, she makes an unexpected friend a squirrel! Then a rabbit joins them. Soon the girl's fuzzy woodland friends are followed by human ones and school becomes more fun!"--

Apr 22, 2016
From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs by Talbott, Hudson, author, illustrator.

From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs

Beginning with two orphans, a prehistoric boy and a wolf cub, imagines how the bond between man and wolf might have formed and looks at how it changed through their shared history as wolves became domesticated and diversified into more than 400 breeds ofdog.

Apr 28, 2016
Gator dad by Lies, Brian, author, illustrator.

Gator dad

"From seemingly mundane tasks such as grocery shopping to more active pursuits like a romp at the park and fort-building, a loving and playful father alligator shows his gator kids that the simplest pleasures done together can make for an incredibly fun day"--

Apr 28, 2016
Good night owl by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator.

Good night owl

Owl takes drastic measures to have a good night's sleep.

Apr 28, 2016
Grandad's island by Davies, Benji, author, illustrator.

Grandad's island

"At the bottom of Syd's garden, through the gate and past the tree, is Grandad's house. Syd can let himself in any time he likes. But one day when Syd comes to call, Grandad isn't in any of the usual places. He's in the attic, where he ushers Syd through a door, and the two of them journey to a wild, beautiful island awash in color where Grandad decides he will remain. So Syd hugs Grandad one last time and sets sail for home. Visiting Grandad's house at the bottom of the garden again, he finds i

Apr 28, 2016
Grumpy pants by Messer, Claire, author, illustrator.

Grumpy pants

"Have you ever had a grumpy day and not known why? Penguin is having a grumpy day like that. No matter what he does, he just can't shake it! Sometimes the only thing left to do is wash the grumpy day away and start over"--

Apr 28, 2016
Happy birthday, Alice Babette by Kulling, Monica, 1952-, author.

Happy birthday, Alice Babette

Apr 28, 2016
Happy by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator.

Happy

"What makes one little owl happiest of all? Cuddling close and whispering, "I love you.""--

Apr 22, 2016
Have a look, says book by Jackson, Richard, 1935-

Have a look, says book

Through illustrations and simple, rhyming text, a book invites its reader to explore fluffy, furry, or squishy objects and creatures, both real and imaginary, that are found within its pages.

Apr 28, 2016
Have you seen Elephant? by Barrow, David (Illustrator), author, artist.

Have you seen Elephant?

"Elephant wants to play hide and seek. You can play too, but you'll have to try your best, he's very good!"--

Apr 28, 2016
Hector and Hummingbird by Frith, Nicholas John, author, illustrator.

Hector and Hummingbird

In the mountains of Peru, friends Hector the bear and Hummingbird the hummingbird spend most of their time together, doing the same things, and Hector has had just about enough of it--or has he? Includes a list of animals hidden in the illustrations.

Apr 28, 2016
Horrible bear! by Dyckman, Ame, author.

Horrible bear!

When Bear breaks a little girl's kite, she thinks he is a "HORRIBLE BEAR!"--Until she makes a mistake of her own and learns the power of saying "I'm sorry."

Apr 28, 2016
I didn't do it! by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator.

I didn't do it!

When things start going wrong around the castle everyone blames the Little Princess.

Apr 28, 2016
I use the potty by Van Lieshout, Maria, author.

I use the potty

A toddler, tired of diapers, learns to use the big kid toilet.

Apr 28, 2016
I want a monster! by Gravel, Elise, author.

I want a monster!

"Winnie wants a monster! Some monsters smell like pirate feet and some might read your diary, but they are so darn cute! All Winnie's friends have one. But how much do Oogly-Wumps eat? Don't they ever sleep? Can monsters get lonely?" --

Apr 28, 2016
I won a what? by Vernick, Audrey.

I won a what?

A young boy tries to win a goldfish at the carnival and ends up with a far bigger prize.

Apr 28, 2016
I wonder - celebrating daddies doin' work by Richards, Doyin, 1974- author.

I wonder - celebrating daddies doin' work

"Words and photos celebrating fathers"--

Apr 28, 2016
Jack's Worry by Zuppardi, Sam

Jack's Worry

Apr 28, 2016
Joseph's big ride by Farish, Terry, author.

Joseph's big ride

When Joseph, a refugee from South Sudan, moves to America, he encounters a curly-haired girl with a red bicycle just his size, and tries to convince her to let him ride.

Apr 28, 2016
Let's go to the hardware store by Rockwell, Anne F.

Let's go to the hardware store

When the new house needs fixing up, a brother and sister accompany their father on a trip to the hardware store to find the tools and materials needed to get the job done.

Apr 22, 2016
Let's play! by Tullet, Hervé, author, illustrator.

Let's play!

A lively yellow dot leads the reader through a journey through color, shape, and a child's imagination.

Apr 28, 2016
Little bitty friends by McPike, Elizabeth. author

Little bitty friends

"Babies observe and make friends with friendly little animals"--

Apr 22, 2016
Luis paints the world by Farish, Terry, author.

Luis paints the world

"Nico doesn't have to join the Army to see the world--that's what younger brother Luis tries to show by painting a mural in the neighborhood alley. But Nico is deployed and his small brother paints the world in the alleyway to hold on to him"--

Apr 28, 2016
Maggie and Michael get dressed by Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator.

Maggie and Michael get dressed

It is time to get dressed and Michael counts on his dog, Maggie, for help as he places yellow socks, a brown hat, blue pants, and other colorful articles of clothing where they belong.

Apr 28, 2016
Maxi the little taxi by Upton, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Hamilton), author.

Maxi the little taxi

"On his first day of work, Maxi the little taxi zooms around town splashing in puddles and getting very dirty. Soon, no one wants to ride in him--until a little boy convinces Maxi to go to the car wash"--

Apr 28, 2016
Maybe something beautiful by Campoy, F. Isabel, author.

Maybe something beautiful

"Mira lives in a gray and hopeless urban community until a muralist arrives and, along with his paints and brushes, brings color, joy, and togetherness to Mira and her neighbors"--

Apr 28, 2016
Melric and the Dragon by McKee, David

Melric and the Dragon

Apr 28, 2016
Mighty truck by Barton, Chris, author.

Mighty truck

When a muddy truck reluctantly gets a truck wash, he transforms into a superhero.

Apr 28, 2016
Miss Moon, wise words from a dog governess by Hill, Janet, 1974- author

Miss Moon, wise words from a dog governess

Dog governess Wilhelmina Moon imparts twenty lessons that are practical and playful for dogs and humans alike.

Apr 28, 2016
Missing nimâmâ by Florence, Melanie, author.

Missing nimâmâ

Missing nimama is a story of love, loss, and acceptance, showing the human side of a national tragedy.

Apr 28, 2016
Mom, there's a bear at the door by Lipan, Sabine, author.

Mom, there's a bear at the door

"A mother has several questions when her son tells her there's a bear standing outside the front door of their eleventh-floor apartment"--

Apr 28, 2016
More than enough - a passover story by Wayland, April Halprin. author

More than enough - a passover story

Illustrations and simple text portray children and their family as they prepare for, then celebrate, a Passover seder with foods, games, songs, and even a sleepover.

Apr 22, 2016
Mr. Goat's valentine by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

Mr. Goat's valentine

"When Mr. Goat learns that it's Valentine's Day, he sets out in search of gifts for his first love, but his choices are a little unconventional"--Provided by the publisher.

Apr 28, 2016
My family is a zoo by Gerrard, K. A. (Kelly A.) author

My family is a zoo

"Everyone in my family has a special animal friend! My daddy has an elephant. My grandma has a bunny. My cousin has a kangaroo. And me? I have a bear! Pile in with the whole family--and more than a few of their favorite animals--for a special car ride"--

Apr 22, 2016
My house by Barton, Byron, author, illustrator.

My house

"Jim the cat describes his favorite places inside and outside his house"

Apr 28, 2016
My mom is a runner by Reimold, Mary Gallagher, 1953-

My mom is a runner

A child is proud of his mother who runs.

Apr 28, 2016
My new mom and me by Galindo, Renata, author, illustrator.

My new mom and me

"A puppy comes to live with his adoptive mother, who is a cat."--

Apr 22, 2016
Oceans of Color by RH Disney (COR)

Oceans of Color

Apr 28, 2016
Oh no, Astro! by Roeser, Matt.

Oh no, Astro!

Astro, an asteroid that wants nothing more than for his personal outer space to be respected, is hit by a passing satellite and sent on what turns out to be a great adventure from the asteroid belt to Earth. Includes "space facts."

Apr 28, 2016
On the farm, at the market by Karas, G. Brian, author, illustrator.

On the farm, at the market

"On the farm, workers pick vegetables, collect eggs, and make cheese. At the market the next day, the workers set up their stands and prepare for shoppers to arrive. Amy, the baker at the Busy Bee Cafe´, has a very special meal in mind--and, of course, all the farmers show up at the cafe´ to enjoy the results of their hard work"--

Apr 28, 2016
One day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree by Bernstrom, Daniel, author.

One day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree

Gobbled by a snake, a crafty boy finds a find a way out of his predictament by encouraging the snake to eat an increasing number of animals.

Apr 28, 2016
One day on our blue planet - ...in the Antarctic by Bailey, Ella, author, illustrator.

One day on our blue planet - ...in the Antarctic

"From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious penguin chick. The One Day on Our Blue Planet series by Ella Bailey is a new set of children's books focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day. This time we head to the biting cold of Antarctica to meet a curious penguin chick!"--Pubilsher.

Apr 28, 2016
One Hundred Bones by Zommer, Yuval

One Hundred Bones

Apr 25, 2016
One hundred bones! by Zommer, Yuval, author, artist.

One hundred bones!

Apr 28, 2016
Papa gave me a stick by Levy, Janice.

Papa gave me a stick

After seeing a mariachi band, Antonio wants a guitar of his own but his father cannot afford one and gives Antonio a stick, instead, which leads Antonio to perform a series of good deeds, each of which provides a seemingly useless reward. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.

Apr 28, 2016
Pigs and a blanket by Burks, James (James R.), author, illustrator.

Pigs and a blanket

"Pig siblings Henry and Henrietta love their blanket. As much as they each love playing with the blanket, they don't love sharing it. Will ripping it in two solve all their problems?"--

Apr 28, 2016
Playground by Hout, Mies van, author, illustrator.

Playground

Two friends decide to go to the playground and take an extraordinary journey to get there.

Apr 28, 2016
President Squid by Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- author.

President Squid

A giant squid decides that he has the right stuff to be President Squid.

Apr 28, 2016
Puppy! by Graves, Keith, author, illustrator.

Puppy!

"When a cave boy gets a 'puppy, ' things don't quite turn out as he expected"--

Apr 28, 2016
Quackers by Wong, Liz, author, illustrator.

Quackers

"Quackers has always believed that he is a duck, but when he meets new friends who look like him and call themselves cats, he has to find a way to combine the best of both worlds"--

Apr 28, 2016
Rain fish by Ehlert, Lois, author, illustrator.

Rain fish

"Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life"--

Apr 28, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R, author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

Apr 25, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

Apr 28, 2016
Secret tree fort by Farley, Brianne, author, illustrator.

Secret tree fort

There's a secret tree fort and you're not invited! In this hilarious and hugely imaginative sibling story from the creator of the internationally celebrated Ike's Incredible Ink, two sisters are told to go and play outside on a beautiful day. The little sister wants them to play together - but the big sister, instead, wants to sit under a tree with a book. So the younger sister decides to tempt her with a description of her super-cool, super-secret tree fort. Just what will it take to get her si

Apr 28, 2016
Some birds by Spink, Matt, author, illustrator.

Some birds

A rhyming celebration of birds of all shapes and sizes.

Apr 28, 2016
Spot goes to the farm by Hill, Eric, 1927-2014.

Spot goes to the farm

Spot searches for new babies among the farm animals, each of which greets him with its own distinctive noise. Movable flaps conceal portions of the illustrations.

Apr 28, 2016
Stanley the mailman by Bee, William, author, illustrator.

Stanley the mailman

"It's going to be a busy day for Stanley! He gets up early to sort through all of the mail in his post office. Then he sets off through town to deliver it all. Myrtle, Little Woo, and Charlie all receive exciting gifts and letters. But will everyone be happy with what's in Stanley's mail bag?"--

Apr 28, 2016
Stop following me Moon! by Farrell, Darren, author, illustrator.

Stop following me Moon!

After stealing food from hikers and other forest animals, a hungry bear thinks the moon is following him, but when Moon finally disappears, the bear promises to be good if only it will come back.

Apr 22, 2016
Stop following me Moon! by Farrell, Darren, author, illustrator.

Stop following me Moon!

After stealing food from hikers and other forest animals, a hungry bear thinks the moon is following him, but when Moon finally disappears, the bear promises to be good if only it will come back.

Apr 28, 2016
Stories from bug garden by Moser, Lisa, author.

Stories from bug garden

The garden was old and forgotten, with a tumbledown wall and a one-wheeled barrow. So they moved in one by one, by one. What may appear to be an abandoned garden is actually home to an eclectic array of insects, from a ladybug who prefers making mud angels to acting like a lady, to a roly-poly bug who loves to roll, to a cricket who dreams of grand adventures. Come peek between the blades of grass at the secret lives of a garden's tiniest inhabitants.

Apr 22, 2016
Stormy night by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Stormy night

Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.

Apr 28, 2016
Superhero Dad by Knapman, Timothy, author.

Superhero Dad

Celebrates all the incredible things dads can do in the eyes of their children, including cook super breakfasts, tell super-funny jokes, and chase super-scary monsters away at bedtime.

Apr 28, 2016
Swatch - the girl who loved color by Denos, Julia, author, illustrator.

Swatch - the girl who loved color

Swatch is a girl who is passionate about color.

Apr 22, 2016
Teeny tiny toady by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Teeny tiny toady

When Teeny Tiny Toady's mother gets stuck in a bucket, he gets all of his big, strong brothers to help get her out, but soon only Teeny can save them all.

Apr 28, 2016
Tell me a tattoo story by McGhee, Alison, 1960- author.

Tell me a tattoo story

A father tells his young son the story behind each of his tattoos.

Apr 28, 2016
Ten kisses for Sophie! by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Ten kisses for Sophie!

"Sophie and her mother make very special treats for their party, but Sophie worries there won't be one left for her"--

Apr 22, 2016
The animals' ark by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The animals' ark

Apr 28, 2016
The artist and me by Peacock, Shane, author.

The artist and me

A boy reccounts how he took on the attitude of the adults around him and bullied an eccentric painter in 1880's France, before discovering that there is more than one way to see the world.

Apr 28, 2016
The bath monster by Boyd, Colin, author.

The bath monster

As your bath water drains down the plughole, that slurping sound is the Bath Monster-dirty bath water is his SECOND favourite food. No one wants to find out what his FIRST is ... until Jackson decides he doesn't believe in the Bath Monster any more, and he is never going to have a bath again. Starving, the Bath Monster comes to see Jackson and it turns out his FIRST favourite food is ... not little kids, but mud pies!

Apr 22, 2016
The bear and the piano by Litchfield, David.

The bear and the piano

"A bear finds a piano in the woods, learns to play it, and travels to the big city to become rich and famous, but ultimately discovers that his old friends in the forest back home are still the best audience of all"--

Apr 28, 2016
The best days are dog days by Meshon, Aaron.

The best days are dog days

From playtime to naptime, a dog and his girl do everything together as they spend the day exploring their neighborhood with the girl's mother and father.

Apr 28, 2016
The bunny burrow buyer's book - a tale of rabbit real estate by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.

The bunny burrow buyer's book - a tale of rabbit real estate

A swiftly increasing family of rabbits explore prospective new homes in the forest dwellings of their animal neighbors.

Apr 28, 2016
The chameleon that saved Noah's ark by Molchadsky, Yael.

The chameleon that saved Noah's ark

"Noah and his family take care of all the animals on the ark, but do not know what to feed the chameleons"--

Apr 28, 2016
The cow who climbed a tree by Merino, Gemma, author, illustrator.

The cow who climbed a tree

Although her sisters think she is silly, Tina is a curious cow who loves to explore and try new things.

Apr 22, 2016
The fairiest fairy by Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer), author.

The fairiest fairy

With so many animals to rescue and friends to help, Betty hasn't perfected her fairy skills, but when the fairy ball arrives, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness in hopes that the King and Queen will chose her as the Fairiest Fairy.

Apr 28, 2016
The fox and the star by Bickford-Smith, Coralie, author, illustrator.

The fox and the star

"The Fox and the Star is the story of a friendship between a lonely Fox and the Star who guides him through the frightfully dark forest. Illuminated by Star's rays, Fox forages for food, runs with the rabbits, and dances in the rain--until Star suddenly goes out and life changes, leaving Fox huddling for warmth in the unfamiliar dark. To find his missing Star, Fox must embark on a wondrous journey beyond the world he knows--a journey lit by courage, newfound friends, and just maybe, a star-fille

Apr 28, 2016
The Octonauts & the Adélie penguins. by Meomi (Firm)

The Octonauts & the Adélie penguins.

The Octonauts are in Antarctica - the coldest place on Earth - and the Adelie penguin chicks have just hatched. While the Adelie penguin parents go hunting for food, Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso are babysitting the chicks. With icebergs moving, strong storms blowing and a little penguin with a pirate heart that wants to help hunt, this is no ordinary Octonaut mission.

Apr 22, 2016
The pancake king by La Farge, Phyllis.

The pancake king

Relates the saga of Henry who, because he could not stop making pancakes, became wealthy and famous.

Apr 28, 2016
The pirate jamboree by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The pirate jamboree

Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.

Apr 25, 2016
The pirate jamboree by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The pirate jamboree

Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.

Apr 28, 2016
The typewriter by Thomson, Bill, 1963- author, illustrator.

The typewriter

In this picture book with few words, three children find a typewriter on a carousel, and begin an adventure that helps them discover the wonder of words.

Apr 28, 2016
The ugly dumpling by Campisi, Stephanie, author.

The ugly dumpling

An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.

Apr 28, 2016
The whale by Murrow, Ethan, author, illustrator.

The whale

There is a legend that a Great Spotted Whale lives in the ocean, although a sighting fifty years ago was never corroborated. Now two young whale watchers each set out to find the whale, one armed with sound-recording equipment, the other with a camera. When their boats collide, they pool their resources to capture incontrovertible proof that the mythical whale exists. The eventual sighting is a magical moment, especially when the children discover that it was their own grandparents who first gli

Apr 28, 2016
The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán" by Bogart, Jo Ellen, author.

The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán"

"A monk leads a simple life. He studies his books late into the evening and searches for truth in their pages. His cat, Pangur, leads a simple life, too, chasing prey in the darkness. As night turns to dawn, Pangur leads his companion to the truth he has been seeking."--

Apr 28, 2016
The Zoomers' handbook by Moraes, Ana de, 1978- author.

The Zoomers' handbook

Aspiring Zoomers, who look after very special beasts, discover the secret of the shiger's stripy wool, the challenges of owning a loyal but gigantic dogephant, and the special skills of the super-fast horsodile.

Apr 28, 2016
There is a tribe of kids by Smith, Lane, author.

There is a tribe of kids

Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

Apr 28, 2016
This is not a picture book by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

This is not a picture book

Duck finds a book and is surprised to discover that there are books with words and no pictures--and that even without pictures a book can interest and excite you.

Apr 28, 2016
Tokyo digs a garden by Lappano, Jon-Erik, 1983- author.

Tokyo digs a garden

Provided by publisher.

Apr 28, 2016
Tough guys - (have feelings too) by Negley, Keith, author.

Tough guys - (have feelings too)

Explains through simple text and colorful illustrations that tough guys have the same feelings as you and I.

Apr 28, 2016
Twenty yawns by Smiley, Jane.

Twenty yawns

As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?

Apr 28, 2016
Waiting for high tide by McClure, Nikki, author, illustrator.

Waiting for high tide

While waiting with family members for high tide to come in, a youngster who is very knowledgeable about the seashore and what lives there helps to build a raft.

Apr 28, 2016
When Christmas feels like home by Griffith, Gretchen.

When Christmas feels like home

When his family moves from a small Mexican village to North Carolina, Eduardo asks how soon he will feel at home, and slowly his Tio Miguel's seemingly impossible replies come true until, at last, he can put out the Nativity scene he carved with his grandfather.

Apr 28, 2016
Wish by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator.

Wish

"This little wolf has someone special who always wants the very best for him."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 22, 2016
Yoda gets a Buddy by Stern, Beth Ostrosky.

Yoda gets a Buddy

Yoda the Persian cat oversees the foster cats but learns a lot when Buddy, a new kitten, joins the group.

Apr 28, 2016